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In Memoriam Andrea Danyluk 1963–2022

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Andrea Pohoreckyj Danyluk (March 1, 1963  March 3, 2022).

Danyluk also worked at Northeastern University as a visiting director and founding director of a master's program aimed at computer science students who studied other subjects as undergraduates.


Andrea Pohoreckyj Danyluk, an American computer scientist and computer science educator who served as Mary A. and William Wirt Warren Professor of Computer Science at Williams College, and co-chair of the Committee on Widening Participation in Computing Research of the Computing Research Association, passed away March 3 at age 59 after a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer.

Danyluk worked in industry for several years after completing her Ph.D. in computer science at Columbia University, before joining Williams College as an assistant professor in 1993. She was named to chair the Williams computer science department in 2005, a role she held until 2008. She also led the cognitive science program for a year beginning in 2005, served as acting dean of the faculty from 2009 to 2010, and held the title of Dennis A. Meenan '54 Third Century Professor of Computer Science at Williams College from 2012 to 2018,.


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